Newly dyed leather hangs from a railing in Fez, Morocco.
August 12, 2012, 2 Comments

Morocco is  a whirlwind of sights, sounds, smells. From the souks to the orange juice stands, the medinas are a constant attack of the senses until you are able to [...]

Fez, Morocco

Daily Wanderlust: the Fez tannery

March 27, 2012, 4 Comments

During my time in Morocco, I hired a guide. Even though I swore I wouldn’t. I just got so worn down, tired of pretending to not hear the calls, ...

Chefchauen, Morocco

Escape of the Week: Chefchaouen, Morocco

March 13, 2012, 25 Comments

Morocco’s Chefchaouen is as unique as it is beautiful. Tucked between peaks of the marijuana-laden Rif Mountains, the village crawls (often time ...

The Adventures of D — A Retrospect

July 4, 2011, 9 Comments

Oh, my little blog. It’s been around since before I decided to take my career break and travel. It’s been around since I one sleepless Oct ...

  • Walls of Chauen
    Escape of the Week: Walls of Chauen
    June 23, 2011, 2 Comments

    Perhaps one of the most stunningly colored cities I have ever visited, Chefchauen, Morocco, provided me with a photo opp around every winding road, narrow alley and blue-walled building. The [...]

  • ‘Round the World Music (The List)
    March 11, 2011, 12 Comments

    Once traveling has been completed, there are few things more precious than the memories of the experience. I am always giddy when something unexpected triggers a magical moment of Delicious [...]

  • How to barter like a pro
    August 4, 2010, 37 Comments

    I’ve spent some time now in Morocco and Turkey, two places where the prices you see/hear are merely suggestions. If you are feeling unadventurous, go ahead and pay the ridiculously [...]

  • Thoughts from a Riad
    August 3, 2010, 17 Comments

    An excerpt from the Journal of D: 22/6/10, Tuesday, 9:00 p.m. I keep losing track of what day it is. San Ambrosio was hardly a month ago, and yet it [...]

  • Boobs and a bath
    July 30, 2010, 5 Comments

    After my prude showing in Budapest, I knew I HAD to visit a Hamam while visiting the intoxicatingly colorful and wild Morocco. Besides, “Losing inhibitions” is on my Bucket List.

  • One-thousand welcomes
    July 29, 2010, 5 Comments

    I had been warned ahead of time, ignore people on the streets in Morocco. They will talk to you, befriend you, then demand money when you go your separate ways. [...]